Photographer/Editor

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Job ID:
1376
Position Type:
Part-Time
Job Category:
News
Location: Manchester, NH US
Station Name:
WMUR-TV

Job Description

WMUR has an immediate part-time opening for a self-motivated videographer. This member of our team will spend several hours each day editing for newscasts and several hours each day out in the field shooting, editing, and executing live shots for stories. The successful candidate should also be tech savvy and up-to-date on the most modern aspects of our medium. In addition to being able to shoot and edit video, you will also need to utilize ENG, SNG, and wireless data to feed completed work to the station. Excellent editing skills, exceptional time-management abilities, effective communication style, organization, and knowledge of Adobe Premiere, Precis, ABC and CNN platforms are critical. An excellent eye for video and the highest journalistic standards are a must.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Shooting and editing of vo, vo-sots and packages for broadcast air and on-line postings
  • Working with the assignment desk and reporters to cover daily stories
  • Gathers and edits video and still pictures for digital platforms
  • Working with reporters and producers to ensure the best content and facts are gathered
  • Working with producers to ensure their creative vision is executed with video and natural sound
  • Communicating and coordinating incoming video elements from crews in the field
  • Can work with catalog systems to record and locate necessary video
  • Will produce and publish content to our online platforms

Required Skills

  • Can easily carry up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Can work in all weather conditions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a near-perfect driving record
  • Exceptional ability to operate digital editing tools
  • Can organize and prioritize
  • Must be a self-starter - someone who doesn’t wait to be told what to do
  • Ability to work under pressure, making quick decisions

Education:

  • College degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field or equivalent work experience 

Required Experience

  • Must have computer and software experience
  • Previous news shooting and editing experience preferred
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